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... paper illustrates the water needs and usage by the Texas population. As from 2007, Texas has experienced worse historical droughts. For instance; within the Colorado River Basin, the downstream rice farmers experience challenges irrigating their crops, due to inadequate water (Jenna 1). The drought has also led to conflicts over water usage. Cities use water for economic and municipal purposes, farmers require water for irrigation and watering, industries need water for production processes, wildlife need water for ecological reasons. Texas water usage laws are categorized into two; groundwater and surface water. “Rule of capture” illustrates ground water; landowners have the resources, and the...